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Thuja Essential Oil

Thuja plicata Origin: Canada

Thuja Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Thuja plicata

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used


Note Classification



Sharp, fresh, camphoraceous

Largest Producing Countries

Canada and USA

Traditional Use

Used for its disinfectant properties in pharmaceutical products.


Antirheumatic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, insect repellent, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge

Of Interest

There are five species of Thuja all of which are used for landscaping.

Safety Data

Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation. Not for internal use.


This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.